Master of Science inSports & Leisure Administration
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Oral Roberts University’s Master of Science in Sports & Leisure Administration is
a program that can equip you to meet the business, coaching and experiential challenges
that come with building a sports, fitness or recreation career. You will graduate
with the knowledge, disciplines and insights needed to lead the sports and leisure
industry. More than this, our commitment to educating your whole person—mind, body,
and spirit—can truly set you apart by preparing you to bring innovative and team leadership
to sports-related enterprises.
Our unique mission to develop Spirit-empowered leaders will enable you to accelerate
your leadership abilities and skills in a $900 billion global industry that is exploding
with opportunities through mobile technology, interactive spectatorship, fantasy sports,
and performance analytics. These emergent technologies are opening the door for a
new generation of sports professionals who are prepared to step in.
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WHAT ABOUT ACCREDITATION?
ORU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and utilizes world-class
POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONS INCLUDE:
- Sports Coach / Administrator
- Fitness / Facility Center Manager
- Athletic Director
- Sports Development Officer
- Event or Tourism Manager
- Athletics Marketer
WHAT COURSES WILL I TAKE?
To earn an M.S. in Sports & Leisure Administration, you will take various courses
such as Sports Marketing and Public Relations, Sports Analytics, Sports and Leisure
Law, Facility Operations and Sports Internship.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO GRADUATE?
This program is 30-credit hours. You could complete this degree in as little as 20
months when you enroll full-time. We consider full-time enrollment for this program
as taking one 3-credit hour course over a 7-week term, with 6 terms per year. You
take each course with those you enter the program, as well as connecting with your
instructor and cohort in a webinar 4 times throughout each course. You complete the
program by creating an applied project, such as authoring a fitness lifestyle e-book,
packaging a sports-training program or launching a major sports organization initiative.
HOW MUCH DOES THIS PROGRAM COST?
Our affordable tuition means your finances go further. In addition, many students
benefit from federal aid and our interest-free payment plan. To view your cost, click here.
ANY OTHER REASONS TO COMPLETE MY DEGREE ONLINE WITH ORU?
- Graduate on time with a Success Coach who will walk with you every step of the way.
- Fit classes into your schedule so you can balance work and family commitments.
- Receive academic support with easy access to caring professors and helpful learning
- Access classes anytime and anywhere with our mobile-friendly and user-friendly online
Ask us about our FREE introductory 7-day Graduate Orientation class that will jump-start
your graduate studies. Experience what students around the world have gained earning
a degree with ORU Online.
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in the world. We develop whole leaders for the whole world through a unique Whole
Person education. Spirit-empowered leaders come to ORU, not to “stay” in their faith,
but to GROW in faith.